Category Archives: Nonviolence

Learning by Doing

Things got really tense in Dapat when young John killed the neighbors chicken. In fact, tensions broke out to the point where the lowlanders blockaded the highlanders, threatening to kill any who crossed into their territory. Some tenacious villagers from the highlands succeeded in bringing the two sides together to negotiate a settlement. And then … Continue reading →

Posted in: Education, Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute, Nonviolence, Philippines

Human Security and the Dakota Access Pipeline

Jonathan Rudy Senior Advisor for Human Security at the Alliance for Peacebuilding (The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of The Alliance for Peacebuilding or Elizabethtown College)   In the late 1980s I found myself in a country sliding … Continue reading →

Posted in: #NoDAPL, Nonviolence

The Onion of a Healthy Nonviolent Movement

I have been following, with great interest, the #NoDAPL movement that is protecting the sacred waters near the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota. Please go to this link to learn more.   As I watch the development of this specific water protection and the larger resistance to historic national and corporate disregard for the … Continue reading →

Posted in: #NoDAPL, Nonviolence